Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
decade ago, they sued the city which has admitted wrongful convictions and that suit is unresolved. the latest project of ken burns is titled "the central park five." it's in select theaters right now. airs on pbs on april 16th. we are honored to have ken burns with us now. how are you? >> very well. i have to say this is a film not only of my own but my daughter id my son-in-law. >> wow. >> we know how children give us fantastic ideas. >> it is a family affair. >> a spend a lot of time talking about how the false accusations were elicited. i think that's the bulk of the piece. and my wife is watching with me. she's like, how did they say what they didn't do? i don't think people how it's coar coerced. >> we say, i would have never done that. >> right. >> but we weren't 14, 15 or 16 years old. we weren't in interrogations, intense interrogations for upwards of 30 hours by the finest new york city's finest. has to offer. kids who had never been in the system before. were good kids. lower middle class kids with good grades, were artists, baseball players and trying to cooperate and saying
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
? >> new york city i really can't. and the kind of things we are talking about, even if they're not -- may not be acceptable to me ever but talking about a version of the changed cpi, the president already said social security is off the table because it is not driving the deficit. that's kind of weird. changes to medicare eligibility again or changes to medicare payments or whatever, it's really complicated to negotiate but i have to say i agree with you, steve. i'm -- i wish that the president hadn't taken the 14th amendment off the table because we're all saying, well, nothing should be off the table. why is that off the table and even if it's tough thing to pull off in the long run? i think that this mania for a fiscal cliff deal is disturbing but i think the president could say -- promise virtually anything at this point. i don't think he gets a deal because john boehner has crazy member who is will never let him to agree to the tax rates the president will hold the line on and he's kind of safe in that way because i don't think that there will be a deal. >> amen, joan. thank y
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
angeles right now. we work with the beach city health district here, and after two years of using blue zones tenets applying them to cities, we've seen 1500 fewer people who are obese. about 3,000 fewer smokers by just changing the way the policies, the built environment, social networks, and the way buildings were designed mimicked what we saw in blue zones around the world. >> the good news is balke is going to live to 100. we have a couple decades. dan, thank you so much for joining us. straight ahead, toure is all about the movies this friday afternoon. he will tell us why a new one about the search for osama bin laden may be the best -- may be the year's best. ♪ these are... [ male announcer ] marie callender's puts everything you've grown to love about sunday dinner into each of her pot pies. tender white meat chicken and vegetables in a crust made from scratch. marie callender's. it's time to savor. is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release.
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
driving the motor city in to a fight over the unions. why's the president playing backseat driver? >>> i'm steve kornacki. there's outrage maybe even criminal charges coming in that death of the nurse in england. wait a minute. are we being too hard on the pranksters? >> i'm krystal ball. in to the holiday spiritual. our friend is back at the table with tips to dare we say it enjoy the season? >>> all and that a federal case of it. why when it comes to gay marriage the train can't be stop. neither can we. it's "the cycle" and it's monday, december 10th. >>> it's monday, fun day here at "the cycle." let's get the party started. where will it land today? fiscal cliff? huh. so much for fun. well you know what? we at "the cycle" can make it fun. look at this. the president living it up in motown last hour calling on republicans to stop being party poopers. >> i believe america only succeeds and thrives when we've got a strong and growing middle class. i want us to bring down our deficits but i want to do it in a balanced, responsible way. and i want to reward -- i want a tax code that